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Why is my hotpoint freezer leaking onto floor

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: leaking hotpoint 21.7 cu. ft. csx22bc

You have a plugged defrost drain. On hot point refrigs this is fortunatley a very easy repair you can do yourself. remove bottom basket and lowest shelf, ( for sake of room you may remove all shleving. I usually only remove the bottom 2) you will see a ledge coming up from freezer floor to under a rear cover. there will be ice build up on this ledge. clear all of the ice you see and you will uncover the drain hole. next flush hot tap water into the drain hole until it is clear. I use a turkey baster or large syringe to do this but you can push your finger in and out kind of like a plunger to clear the blockage then pour hot water thru line until if flows freely.
If you have any other questions leave them here and I'll be glad to assist any way I can. thanks Peyton

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

oldTech2332
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Hello,

The problem is the defrost drain is clogged, the drain is located on the lower part of the back panel and can be gotten to be removing the drawers and to clear drain push a wire hanger through it till small hole delvolopes then flush w/hot water till completly clear

Posted on Jul 25, 2011

oldTech2332
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SOURCE: Our Hotpoint Ice Diamond fridge/ freezer has

Hello,

Thier are 2 possible thing causing that leak.

1 ) a blocked defrost drain..this tip i wrote will tell ya how to clear the defrost drain

FREEZER ON THE TOP OR BOTTOM http://www.fixya.com/support/r9945686-check_when_refrig_cools_ok_but_leaks


SIDE BY SIDE http://www.fixya.com/support/r9991618-wrong_when_side_side_refrig_leaks_from


2) the water inlet valve that distributes water to icemaker and in door dispenser (if equipped) hasa pinhole in it and spraying water onto the floor...to check that gotta pull out ref.from the wall and remove lower rear service plate and inspect the valve for a pinhole


GENE

Posted on Aug 31, 2011

imufo2
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The drain in the freezer behind back lower panel
needs opening. You can see it at the bottom of the back panel
underneath the evaporator coils. (The cold coils)
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
When the defrost melts the water it goes down the drain
If the drain is clogged with Ice or ? The defrost water
overflows into the ref. or freezer or on floor
Run Hot water in the drain until it clears or use a hairdryer.
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
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Posted on Sep 06, 2011

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SOURCE: Freezer ice forming on the

You have a blocked drain.
There is a condensation drain at the back above the pump with a small tube that is meant to deposit water onto the pump for evaporation - the drain gets blocked so the condensation flows out through the front door. Also makes big rivers of ice at the back of your freezer behind the bottom shelf??
Solution - Dismantle the inside of the freezer - take all the plastic trim outof the back of the freezer with a screw driver - don't worry, it's only trim and goes back easily. Eventually you will see the drain collector (flat V shape) and at the point of the V is a small hole, pour warm water in this till it drains to the pump at the back, instead of down onto your floor at the front. You may need to clean the hole too as it gets gunked up.
You can also help by finding the drain tube above the pump at the back and gently inserting a chopstick or similar untill the warm water empties onto your hand !
Takes about an hour all in all and has been fixed for a year now on mine.

Posted on Nov 10, 2011

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